Michael Sexton

Liberal notes

3 November 2018 9:00 am

The future in doubt No election result is a certainty in advance but all the evidence suggests that the federal…

Australian notes

9 June 2018 9:00 am

On Republicanism The spectacle of so many grisly celebrities clustered together at the royal wedding reminded me why I was…

Australian notes

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Sorry seems to be the easiest word I am sorry to have to say this, but I think we all…

Border wars

27 January 2018 9:00 am

At the end of last year the European Union delivered an ultimatum to the Polish government. It gave the administration…

Whatever happened to socialism?

25 November 2017 9:00 am

There has been some alarm expressed in Britain by worried editorial writers in journals like the Economist that Jeremy Corbyn…

Insane expectations

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Politics has always been a notoriously unstable activity but over recent years this has been accentuated by several long-accepted rules…

Speak up!

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Free speech is struggling in the battle against ‘conventional wisdom’ and ‘political correctness’

Notes from abroad

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Flying across the Pacific, I am reading two new works from the recent explosion of books on the outbreak of…